Category Archives: shrinking membership rolls

A REAL HIT ON THE CHURCH POCKETBOOK


Finns quit Church over gay marriage Posted: 05 Dec 2014 @ 00:12 Another example of people choosing to remain faithful to the text received rather than the newest change in what some Bible verses really mean. In this case it … Continue reading

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The End of the Anglican Communion? What does it mean?


The End of the Anglican Communion? By Rod Dreher • November 19, 2014, 10:42 AM Goodbye to all that? (Catholic Church of England and Wales/Flickr) It may finally be at hand, says The Economist. More: In his latest speech, Archbishop … Continue reading

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Vermont Catholic Church losses


Photo by Jeb Wallace-Brodeur St. Augustine Church in Montpelier is seen under stormy clouds last week. Vermont Catholic Bishop Salvatore Matano approached the lectern and apologized for how the heat had sparked allergies that shrank his voice. But he and … Continue reading

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Declining Numbers for Southern Baptists Heartbreaking, Says Leader


A view of membership decline from one denomination we often think of as very active evangelists.  One contrast is the growth of Anglican churches in Africa and elsewhere in third world countries. American along with England and European established churches … Continue reading

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Anglican affiliation has declined 17 percent in the past seven years in New Zealand


Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia Age takes toll of Anglicans Anglican affiliation has declined 17 percent in the past seven years, according to the latest census. • Census offers few surprises • When … Continue reading

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Declining Revenues go with Increased Membership Loss – even effects the cathedral


Washington National Cathedral to begin charging $10 admission fee 24 Nov 2013 Author:  George Conger Washington’s National Cathedral will begin charging admission to visitors at the start of the new year. On 21 November 2013, Robert Sokol, director of strategic … Continue reading

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Church of England considering ‘champagne christenings’ to attract lax parishioners (After all, champagne does have water in it, I guess.)


Home» News» Religion – The Telegraph The Church of England is considering offering “champagne” christenings based on wedding receptions to attract people who rarely attend their local parish. By John Bingham 6:00AM BST 30 Jun 2013 A new style of … Continue reading

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